Best Things to Do in Agra
The Taj Mahal will be No. 1 on your list, and it should be the very first thing you do in Agra (i.e. go early in the morning). Crowds here can quickly reach legendary levels, so be efficient before the midday masses arrive. The next logical stop is the nearby Agra Fort. Between these two attractions, you'll be in awe of Agra's historic treasures, but there's more. Sikandra and Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb are remarkable sites that deserve several hours of exploration. And lastly, you'll need to tour the abandoned city of Fatehput Sikri—an overlooked gem with very few crowds.
Why go: Plain and simple: This is the reason you come to Agra. The Taj Mahal is ... read more»
Why go: Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb is the first mausoleum constructed entirely of marble. You'll recognize that ... read more»
Why go: This gorgeous city, built between 1569 and 1585, was intended to be Agra's co-capital ... read more»